The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 385 511 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.27% 6.98% 7.80%
As % of the System Software category 54.38% 61.12% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 327 423 468
Median salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
708 836 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.53% 11.42% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 577 680 807
Median salary £42,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,426 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 159 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Cambridgeshire +19 124 £36,000 +2.85% 14
Essex -19 46 £40,750 +25.38% 11
Suffolk -1 33 £27,500 -5.17% 3
Bedfordshire -28 22 £41,250 +6.45% 5
Norfolk -30 3 £22,500 -21.05% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 617 (83.15%) Windows
2 481 (64.82%) Microsoft
3 355 (47.84%) Windows Server
4 338 (45.55%) VMware
5 259 (34.91%) MS Exchange
6 232 (31.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 212 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 197 (26.55%) ITIL
8 197 (26.55%) DNS
9 196 (26.42%) Citrix
10 193 (26.01%) MS Office
11 178 (23.99%) MS Excel
12 177 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 169 (22.78%) Office 365
14 166 (22.37%) Firewall
15 162 (21.83%) Cisco
16 157 (21.16%) DHCP
17 156 (21.02%) SQL Server
18 142 (19.14%) Linux
19 138 (18.60%) TCP/IP
20 132 (17.79%) Microsoft Certification
21 126 (16.98%) Windows 7
22 116 (15.63%) SQL
23 104 (14.02%) SCCM
24 103 (13.88%) VPN
25 101 (13.61%) WAN
26 99 (13.34%) Hyper-V
27 98 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
28 95 (12.80%) SAN
29 88 (11.86%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 259 (34.91%) MS Exchange
2 98 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 60 (8.09%) Skype for Business
5 57 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 52 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 49 (6.60%) IIS
8 26 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.75%) Apache
10 13 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.35%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.81%) GroupWise
13 6 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.67%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.54%) JBoss
16 3 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
17 2 (0.27%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 193 (26.01%) MS Office
2 178 (23.99%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.40%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.40%) Simulink
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) assyst
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.27%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Line 50
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 169 (22.78%) Office 365
2 85 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.56%) PaaS
6 11 (1.48%) SaaS
7 10 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.35%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.94%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.27%) IaaS
11 2 (0.27%) iTunes
12 1 (0.13%) GitHub
12 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 197 (26.55%) DNS
2 166 (22.37%) Firewall
3 157 (21.16%) DHCP
4 138 (18.60%) TCP/IP
5 103 (13.88%) VPN
6 101 (13.61%) WAN
7 95 (12.80%) SAN
8 88 (11.86%) LAN
9 43 (5.80%) VLAN
10 42 (5.66%) Remote Desktop
11 40 (5.39%) VoIP
12 34 (4.58%) Wireless
13 27 (3.64%) LDAP
14 24 (3.23%) Internet
15 23 (3.10%) NAS
15 23 (3.10%) Network Security
16 18 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (2.43%) Skype
17 17 (2.29%) iSCSI
18 16 (2.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (21.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.48%) MySQL
4 10 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.67%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.67%) Navicat
6 5 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.54%) Pentaho
7 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.27%) GIS
8 2 (0.27%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.27%) SQLite
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.67%) PhpStorm
3 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 65 (8.76%) Finance
2 31 (4.18%) Retail
3 26 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.48%) Front Office
6 10 (1.35%) Advertising
6 10 (1.35%) Banking
6 10 (1.35%) Publishing
7 8 (1.08%) Local Government
8 7 (0.94%) German Language
9 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.54%) Marketing
11 2 (0.27%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Military
11 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (22.78%) Analyst
2 141 (19.00%) Support Engineer
3 111 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 80 (10.78%) IT Engineer
5 78 (10.51%) IT Support
6 77 (10.38%) Support Analyst
7 65 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 61 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
9 53 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
10 52 (7.01%) Windows Engineer
11 50 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 50 (6.74%) Consultant
11 50 (6.74%) Service Analyst
12 49 (6.60%) 1st Line Support
13 43 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
14 39 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
15 34 (4.58%) Administrator
16 33 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 33 (4.45%) IT Analyst
17 32 (4.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.31%) Web Services
2 20 (2.70%) .NET
3 14 (1.89%) HTML
4 9 (1.21%) CSS
4 9 (1.21%) jQuery
5 8 (1.08%) MAPI
6 7 (0.94%) JSON
6 7 (0.94%) Middleware
7 6 (0.81%) HTML5
8 5 (0.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.67%) CSS3
8 5 (0.67%) WAMP
8 5 (0.67%) XHTML
9 4 (0.54%) J2EE
9 4 (0.54%) XML
9 4 (0.54%) XSL
10 2 (0.27%) COM
10 2 (0.27%) Flash
10 2 (0.27%) LAMP
10 2 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 53 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 37 (4.99%) Replication
4 32 (4.31%) Mathematics
5 31 (4.18%) Blackberry
6 28 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.70%) iPhone
8 15 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.02%) EMC VNX
9 13 (1.75%) Clustering
9 13 (1.75%) User Experience
10 12 (1.62%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.48%) CESG
12 10 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
12 10 (1.35%) iPad
13 9 (1.21%) PDA
13 9 (1.21%) Smartphone
14 8 (1.08%) EPoS
15 7 (0.94%) CMDB
16 6 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 617 (83.15%) Windows
2 355 (47.84%) Windows Server
3 212 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 177 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (19.14%) Linux
6 126 (16.98%) Windows 7
7 86 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 71 (9.57%) Windows 8
9 48 (6.47%) Unix
10 45 (6.06%) Windows 10
11 33 (4.45%) Windows XP
12 25 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (2.29%) Android
14 15 (2.02%) Windows Vista
15 10 (1.35%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.94%) CentOS
16 7 (0.94%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (26.55%) ITIL
2 54 (7.28%) Service Delivery
3 51 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (6.60%) Mentoring
5 42 (5.66%) Service Management
6 35 (4.72%) E-Commerce
7 34 (4.58%) Kalman Filter
8 32 (4.31%) Information Security
9 30 (4.04%) Change Management
9 30 (4.04%) Project Management
9 30 (4.04%) Server Building
10 27 (3.64%) Time Management
11 25 (3.37%) High Availability
11 25 (3.37%) Migration
12 24 (3.23%) Presales
13 23 (3.10%) Problem Management
14 22 (2.96%) Server Virtualisation
15 21 (2.83%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (2.70%) Change Control
17 19 (2.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 116 (15.63%) SQL
2 87 (11.73%) PowerShell
3 30 (4.04%) C
4 24 (3.23%) VB
5 20 (2.70%) VBScript
6 19 (2.56%) Java
7 15 (2.02%) Perl
8 14 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.75%) Python
10 10 (1.35%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.21%) PHP
12 5 (0.67%) PHP 5
12 5 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.54%) C++
14 3 (0.40%) Ruby
15 2 (0.27%) VBA
16 1 (0.13%) C#
16 1 (0.13%) KiXtart
16 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (17.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (10.11%) MCSE
3 53 (7.14%) MCITP
4 51 (6.87%) Security Cleared
5 42 (5.66%) Degree
5 42 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 34 (4.58%) MCSA
6 34 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 31 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (4.04%) MCP
9 28 (3.77%) CCNA
10 27 (3.64%) CISSP
10 27 (3.64%) MCTS
11 20 (2.70%) CISM
12 14 (1.89%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 12 (1.62%) A+ Certification
14 12 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.48%) CCNP
15 11 (1.48%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.22%) SLA
2 22 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (0.54%) COBIT
6 3 (0.40%) ECSS
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.13%) DICOM
8 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 232 (31.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (13.34%) Hyper-V
3 78 (10.51%) vSphere
4 59 (7.95%) XenApp
5 37 (4.99%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (4.85%) XenDesktop
7 29 (3.91%) VMware ESX
8 27 (3.64%) Terminal Services
9 21 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (1.35%) XenServer
13 8 (1.08%) NFS
14 7 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.81%) Xen
16 5 (0.67%) vCloud
16 5 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.54%) Firmware
17 4 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
17 4 (0.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 104 (14.02%) SCCM
2 51 (6.87%) SCOM
3 21 (2.83%) Backup Exec
4 19 (2.56%) WSUS
5 11 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 10 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (0.67%) QRadar
8 5 (0.67%) RSA Security Analytics
8 5 (0.67%) vRealize
9 4 (0.54%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.54%) Puppet
9 4 (0.54%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.54%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.54%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 481 (64.82%) Microsoft
2 338 (45.55%) VMware
3 196 (26.42%) Citrix
4 162 (21.83%) Cisco
5 85 (11.46%) HP
6 52 (7.01%) NetApp
7 39 (5.26%) EMC
8 33 (4.45%) Veeam
9 32 (4.31%) CheckPoint
9 32 (4.31%) Dell
10 31 (4.18%) Oracle
11 27 (3.64%) Symantec
12 25 (3.37%) Intel Security
13 21 (2.83%) Apple
14 20 (2.70%) IBM
14 20 (2.70%) Juniper
15 19 (2.56%) Computacenter
15 19 (2.56%) Remedy
16 17 (2.29%) SolarWinds
17 14 (1.89%) CA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 per annum dependin
Posted: 2 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Sphere IT
Salary: From £18,500 to £26,000 per annum plus benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
Posted: 2 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Car allowance / Tools / Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Great + Excellent Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £46,900 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £23000 per annum + Out of Hours bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago